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Welcome to the 2014 American Athletic Conference Softball Championship The inaugural American Athletic Conference Softball Championship will feature all eight conference teams, No. 1 UCF, No. 2 USF, No. 3 Louisville, No. 4 Houston, No. 5 Rutgers, No. 6 Temple, No. 7 Memphis and No. 8 UConn, at Cougar Stadium on the campus of University of Houston from May 8-10. The quarterfinals and semifinals on May 8 and 9, respectively, will air live on The American Digital Network at www.TheAmerican.org/Softball. The championship game will be televised live on ESPN2 on Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m. ET. The official bracket, championship information, results and team information can be found at Championship Central at www.TheAmerican.org/Softball.

@American_Champs #AmericanSB

Facebook.com/AmericanConf

#3 Louisville GAME 1 - May 8 10 a.m. CT

Winner GAME 1

#6 Temple GAME 5 - May 9 4 p.m. CT

Winner GAME 5

#2 USF GAME 2 - May 8 12:30 p.m. CT

Winner GAME 2

#7 Memphis

GAME 7 -FINAL May 10 3 p.m. CT

#4 Houston GAME 3 - May 8 4 p.m. CT

#5 Rutgers

2014 American Softball Champion

Winner GAME 3 GAME 6 - May 9 6:30 p.m. CT

Winner GAME 6

#1 UCF GAME 4 - May 8 6:30 p.m. CT

Winner GAME 4

#8 UConn

2014 Women’s College World Series May 29-June 4, 2014 will mark the 33rd annual NCAA Women’s College World Series, the premier event for college softball held annually at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Okla. This will be the 24th time that the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium has served as the host site. The WCWS features the top eight teams in the nation squaring off in a double-elimination tournament format, all vying for the NCAA Division I Softball Championship. Sixty-four teams will enter the qualifying bracket, with 31 teams receiving automatic bids and the remaining 33 at-large selections by the Division I Softball Committee. Regional competition will be held May 15-18 on campus sites, with the Super Regionals following the next weekend on eight campus sites.

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ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM P - Shelby Turnier, UCF P - Sara Nevins, USF C - Haley Outon, Houston 1B 1 - Stephanie Medina, USF 2B 2 - Katie Keller, Louisville SS S - Kourtney Salvarola, USF 3B 3 - Farrah Sullivan, UCF O - Jackie Bates, Rutgers OF OF O - Ashli Goff, USF O - Juli Weber, USF OF U UTL/P - Diedre Outon, Houston DP/UTL D (Non-P) -Taner Fowler, Louisville L

PITCHER OF THE YEAR Sara Nevins, Sr.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Juli Weber, Fr. COACHING STAFF OF THE YEAR UCF Farrah Sullivan, UCF

ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM P - Mackenzie Audas, UCF P - Maryssa Becker, Louisville C - Lee Ann Spivey, USF 1B - Alexis Durando, Rutgers 2B - Stephanie Huang, Rutgers SS - Selena Hernandez, Houston 3B - Whitney Arion, Louisville OF - Linnea Goodman, UCF OF - Kayla Soles, Louisville OF - Chandler Howard, Rutgers DP/UTL (Non-P) - Jessica Ujvari, UCF

Sara Nevins, USF

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THE AMERICAN IN THE NATIONAL POLLS USA Today/NFCA & ESPN.com/USA Softball

FINAL STANDINGS School UCF USF Louisville Houston Rutgers Temple Memphis UConn

American Record Pct.

15-3 13-5 14-7 13-8 9-9 5-13 5-15 3-17

.833 .722 .667 .619 .500 .278 .250 .150

Overall Record Pct.

39-15 40-14 33-20 32-20 27-18 15-29 23-32 13-37

.722 .741 .623 .615 .600 .341 .418 .260

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Feb. 10 - Kelsi Jones, Louisville Feb. 17 - Loren Williams, Rutgers Feb. 24 - Haley Outon, Houston March 3 - Kourtney Salvarola, USF March 10 - Katie Keller, Louisville March 17 - Kourtney Salvarola, USF March 24 - Kahley Novak, UCF March 31 - Kendra Cullum, Houston April 7 - Katie Keller, Louisville April 14 - Sarah Prezioso, Temple April 21 - Chandler Howard, Rutgers April 28 - Farrah Sullivan - UCF May 5 - Jessica Ujvari - UCF PITCHERS OF THE WEEK Feb. 10 - Mackenzie Audas, UCF Feb. 17 - Sara Nevins, USF Feb. 24 - Sara Nevins, USF March 3 - Sara Nevins, USF March 10 - Shelby Turnier, UCF March 17 - Sara Nevins, USF March 24 - Shelby Turnier, UCF March 31 - Maryssa Becker, Louisville April 7 - Maryssa Becker, Louisville April 14 - Mackenzie Audas, UCF April 21 - Sara Nevins, USF April 28 - Sara Nevins, USF May 5 - Sara Nevins, USF

Preseason Feb. 11 Feb. 18 Feb. 25 March 4 March 11 March 18 March 25 April 1 April 8 April 15 April 22 April 29 May 6

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WEEKLY HONOR ROLL Feb. 10 - Farrah Sullivan, UCF; Caralisa Connell, Louisville; Ijiah Hargrove, Memphis; Erica Nunn, USF; Kourtney Salvarola, USF Feb. 17 - Linnea Goodman, UCF; Shelby Turnier, UCF; Selena Hernandez, Houston; Diedre Outon, Houston; Lee Ann Spivey, USF Feb. 24 - Valerie Sadowl, UConn; Whitney Arion, Louisville; Ellen Roberts, Memphis; Brittany Vaughn, Memphis; Jackie Bates, Rutgers March 3 - Linnea Goodman, UCF; Shelby Turnier, UCF; Valerie Sadowl, UConn;Tiffani McKnight, Houston; Ellen Roberts, Memphis March 10 - Mackenzie Audas, UCF; Lindsay Crowdus, Memphis; Ashli Goff, USF; Sara Nevins, USF; Kelsey Dominik, Temple March 17 - Farrah Sullivan, UCF; Shelby Turnier, UCF; Lindsay Crowdus, Memphis; Chandler Howard, Rutgers; Alyssa Landrith, Rutgers March 24 - Tiffani McKnight, Houston; Maryssa Becker, Louisville; Katie Keller, Louisville; Sara Nevins, USF; Lee Ann Spivey, USF March 31 - Mariah Garcia, UCF; Lexi Gifford, UConn; Diedre Outon, Houston; Haley Outon, Houston; Brittany Duncan, Louisville April 7 - Kahley Novak, UCF; Haley Outon, Houston; Ellen Roberts, Memphis; Jackie Bates, Rutgers; Sarah Prezioso, Temple April 14 - Haley Outon, Houston; Maryssa Becker, Louisville; Katie Keller, Louisville; Jackie Bates, Rutgers; Sara Nevins, USF April 21 - Mackenzie Audas, UCF; Jessica Ujvari, UCF; Heather Fyfe, UConn; Stephanie Huang, Rutgers; Stephanie Medina, USF April 28 - Caralisa Connell, Louisville; Taner Fowler, Louisville; Shayla Sweeney, Rutgers; Carly Todd, Rutgers; Kourtney Salvarola, USF May 5 - Shelby Turner, UCF; Haley Outon, Houston; Kayla Soles, Louisville; Alyssa Landrith, Rutgers; Stephanie Medina, USF

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UCF KNIGHTS

39-15 OVERALL, 15-3 AMERICAN • NO. 1 SEED

Location ...............................................................Orlando, Fla. Nickname .................................................................... Knights Colors...................................................................Black & Gold Enrollment......................................................................59,767 Founded.............................................................................1963 Director of Athletics.......................................Todd Stansbury Head Coach .......................................... Renee Luers-Gillispie Assistant Coaches ...................Ruben Felix & Hillary Barrow Softball Contact ....................................................Nate Blythe Website ..................................................www.ucfknights.com Twitter..............................................................@UCF_Softball

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

UCF played 39 games at the friendly confines of the UCF Softball Complex, tying for the most home contests in the nation along with conference-rival USF and Arizona State.

The Knights started the year with a school-record 7-0 start.

American Softball Player of the Year Farrah Sullivan overcame a 2-for-45 stretch from Feb. 15 – March 9 and became the most consistent offensive UCF player in league play.

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 7 9 14 15 19 21-23 21 22 23 28

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College of Charleston SIU-Edwardsville Boston College Jacksonville Colgate Penn Troy Bowling Green SIU-Carbondale Florida Atlantic Yale FIU 22/22 Notre Dame Marist Purdue Iona Memphis * Memphis * Memphis * 4/4 Florida

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North Florida Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers * Stetson USF * USF * USF Bethune-Cookman Louisville * Louisville * Louisville * Stetson Houston * Houston * Houston *

W, 3-2 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 W, 5-1 W, 2-1 W, 3-2 W, 1-0 L, 1-6 W, 5-2 L, 3-8 L, 0-1 L, 2-8 L, 0-1 (8 inn.) L, 2-3 W, 4-0 L, 0-1 W, 5-1 (5 inn.) W, 9-1 W, 4-2 W, 2-0 W, 3-0 W, 4-1 W, 2-0 L, 4-5 W, 2-0 W, 4-0 L, 5-9 W, 3-0 (5 inn.) W, 11-0 L, 1-2 W, 7-0 W, 1-0 W, 1-0 W, 7-1 L, 6-10 W, 5-3 W, 4-0 (6 inn.) W, 8-0 L, 1-4 W, 1-0 L, 0-4 W, 3-1 W, 2-1 W, 6-0 L, 0-1 W, 3-2 W, 5-1 L, 0-3 W, 7-1 W, 7-2 W, 7-5

UConn * UConn * UConn * UConn +

W, 7-4 W, 3-0 W, 12-5 5 p.m.

Dates and times (Eastern) are subject to change + American Athletic Conference Championship, Houston, Texas

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JUNIOR MACKENZIE AUDAS

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Kahley Novak, .363 Slugging pct: Samantha McCloskey, .485 On base pct: Samatha McCloskey, .424 Runs scored: Kahley Novak, 42 Hits: Kahley Novak, 62 Runs batted in: Farrah Sullivan, 31 Doubles: Farrah Sullivan, 12 Triples: Kahley Novak, 4 Home runs: Samatha McCloskey, 5

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Name Jasmine Acevedo Mackenzie Audas Kalyn Cenal Kirsten Foster Mariah Garcia Brittanne Gasser Linnea Goodman Mackenzie Huhn Blaire Kelley Samantha McCloskey Andrea Neswiacheny Kahley Novak Maddy Schroeder Kaleigh Singleton Brittany Solis Lena Springer Kaitlyn Steckel Farrah Sullivan Shelby Turnier Jamie Ujvari Jessica Ujvari Taylor Wagner

Pos. OF P C/1B IF OF OF OF P OF 1B/DP SS/2B SS/2B OF C INF P 2B/SS 3B P/DP P C OF

Yr. So. Jr. So. So. So. So. Fr. So. R-Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Jr. So. So. So. So.

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B/T R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R L/R L/L R/R R/R L/R L/R L/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R

Hometown/Previous School Largo, Fla./Osceola Fundamental Plant City, Fla./Plant City Tampa, Fla./Thomas Jefferson Senior Clermont, Fla./East Ridge Houston, Texas/Macarthur Senior Sterling, Va./Dominion Long Beach, Calif./Millikan North Palm Beach, Fla./William T. Dwyer Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic Palm Harbor, Fla./Palm Harbor University Jacksonville, Fla./Bishop Snyder Clermont, Fla./East Ridge Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School Round Rock, Texas/Cedar Ridge West Hills, Calif./Chaminade College Prep New Britain, Conn./The Ethel Walker School Tampa, Fla./Plant Waynesboro, Miss./Wayne County Palm Beach Gardens, Fla./Palm Beach Gardens Pensacola, Fla./South Carolina-Upstate Pensacola, Fla./South Carolina-Upstate Lakeland, Fla./Bartow Senior

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UCONN HUSKIES

13-37 OVERALL, 3-17 AMERICAN • NO. 8 SEED

Location .............................................................. Storrs, Conn. Nickname .................................................................... Huskies Colors...........................................National Flag Blue & White Enrollment..................................................................... 30,525 Founded.............................................................................1881 Director of Athletics.........................................Warde Manuel Head Coach ....................................................... Karen Mullins Assistant Coaches ...................... Alex Gray & Megan Brown Softball Contact ................................................ Tara Connolly Website ............................................www.uconnhuskies.com Twitter........................................................... @UConnSoftball

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

Valerie Sadowl leads the squad in nearly every offensive category. The sophomore ranks first on the team in batting average (.336), runs (21), doubles (9), walks (18) and home runs (6).

Head Coach Karen Mullins has been at the helm for 31 seasons and has accumulated an 859-598-5 overall coaching record. Mullins is one of just 15 active Division I coaches to boast 800 career wins.

Senior Audrey Grinnell has started 191 of 194 career contests as the Huskies’ first baseman since arriving at UConn in the fall of 2010. Since then, she has tallied 1,235 career putouts for fourth place on the UConn alltime putouts list.

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 21-23 21 vs. vs. 22 vs. vs. 23 vs. 28-Mar. 2 28 vs. at MARCH 1 vs. at 2 vs. 8-9 8 vs. vs. 9 vs. vs. 14-16 14 vs. vs. 15 vs. vs. 16 vs. 18 at 18 at 20 at 22 at at 23 at 29 APRIL 2 3 5 6 8 9 10 12

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (6 inn.) L, 0-8 13/18 Texas A&M L, 1-6 Wisconsin (6 inn.) L, 2-7 Winthrop Adidas Invitational (Rock Hill, S.C.) Eastern Kentucky W, 3-2 Wright State W, 6-1 Norfolk State L, 2-7 Youngstown State (8 inn.) W, 3-2 USF Spring Break Tournament (Clearwater, Fla.) Central Michigan L, 2-6 Wagner W, 8-2 Miami (Ohio) L, 1-4 12/12 Baylor L, 1-2 Wisconsin-Green Bay (9 inn.) L, 1-3 Florida Gulf Coast L, 1-3 Florida Gulf Coast L, 0-7 Florida Atlantic L, 2-9 USF * L, 2-6 USF * L, 6-7 USF * (5 inn.) L, 8-0 Memphis * W, 4-1 Memphis * (6 inn.) W, 9-6 Boston University Quinnipiac Houston * Houston * Houston * Massachusetts Providence Fairfield Louisville * Louisville * Louisville * Hartford Temple * Temple * Temple * Bryant Massachusetts Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers *

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Lead-Off Classic (Clearwater, Fla.) Hofstra L, 3-7 DePaul (5 inn.) L, 0-8 College of Charleston L, 0-5 UMass L, 7-8 Illinois State (8 inn.) L, 2-3 Texas A&M Invitational (College Station, Texas) Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5 inn.) W, 10-2 13/18 Texas A&M (5 inn.) L, 4-14

L, 1-3 L, 10-11 (5 inn.) L, 2-12 (5 inn.) L, 2-16 L, 4-8 (5 inn.) L, 0-11 W, 4-3 W, 5-3 L, 0-6 (5 inn.) L, 1-9 (5 inn.) L, 1-9 (5 inn.) W, 12-1 (10 inn.) W, 5-4 L, 2-4 (8 inn.) L, 2-3 W, 10-2 W, 4-2 L, 0-5 L, 3-4 L, 3-7 L, 4-7 L, 0-3 W, 12-5 5 p.m.

Dates and times (Eastern) are subject to change + American Athletic Conference Championship, Houston, Texas

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SENIOR MADDY SCHIAPPA

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Valerie Sadowl, .336 Slugging pct: Valerie Sadowl, .586 On base pct: Valerie Sadowl, .435 Runs scored: Valerie Sadowl, 21 Hits: Maddy Schiappa, 46 Runs batted in: Audrey Grinnell, 25 Doubles: Valerie Sadowl, 9 Triples: Alyssa Gardea, 2 Home runs: Valerie Sadowl, 6

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Name Alyson Ambler Katelyn Callahan Kayla Doty Jacklyn Dubois Lauren Duggan Heather Fyfe Alyssa Gardea Lexi Gifford Audrey Grinnell Ashley LaPenta Emily O’Donnell Dominique Pinto Valerie Sadowl Maddy Schiappa Taylor Townsend Lauren Tremblay

Pos. P/OF P P C P/1B OF OF U 1B 2B SS C 2B/SS OF/3B U OF

Yr. So. Sr. Fr. So. Sr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Jr. Sr. Fr. So. Sr. Fr. Jr.

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B/T R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R R/R

Hometown/Previous School Walla Walla, Wash./Walla Walla Queensbury, N.Y./Lake George Ghent, N.Y./Chatham Mt. Vernon, N.H./Bishop Guertin Norwood, Mass./Norwood Bedford, N.H./Bedford Corona, Calif./Eleanor Roosevelt Natick, Mass./Natick Saco, Maine/Cheverus Bristol, Conn./Bristol Central Niskayuna, N.Y./Niskayuna Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North Horsham, Pa./Hatboro Horsham Bedford, N.H./Interlake Yorba Linda, Calif./Yorba Linda Naples, Fla./Naples

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HOUSTON COUGARS

30-20 OVERALL, 13-8 AMERICAN • NO. 4 SEED

Location ........................................................... Houston, Texas Nickname ................................................................... Cougars Colors.............................................................. Scarlet & White Enrollment..................................................................... 40,750 Founded.............................................................................1927 Director of Athletics.........................................Mack Rhoades Head Coach .............................................................Kyla Holas Assistant Coaches ... Chrissy Schoonmaker & Kristin Vesely Softball Contact .......................................... Michael McGrory Website ................................................. www.uhcougars.com Twitter............................................................. @UHCougarSB

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

Haley Outon has established herself as the program’s premier long-ball hitter as she moved into first place in the record books with her 48th career home run against Nicholls State on Feb. 22. Head coach Kyla Holas picked up her 500th win leading Houston to a 12-5 win in 11 innings over Memphis on April 12, 2014. She has been at the helm for all 500 of the Cougars wins.

Houston is ninth in the NCAA in double plays per game (0.52) and 39th in the nation in scoring (5.69 per game).

Kendra Cullum is 11th in the nation in hit by pitch per game (0.42).

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Striking Out Breast Cancer Game at 18/21 Texas A&M at UConn * at UConn * at UConn * 12/12 Baylor Baylor at Memphis * at Memphis * at Memphis * at Lamar at Lamar USF * USF * USF * Houston Baptist Houston Baptist at UCF * at UCF * at UCF * at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers +

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SENIOR HALEY OUTON

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Katie St. Pierre, .399 Slugging pct: Haley Outon, .686 On base pct: Katie St. Pierre, .497 Runs scored: Selena Hernandez, 46 Hits: Katie St. Pierre, 59 Runs batted in: Haley Outon, 53 Doubles: Selena Hernandez, 14 Triples: Tiffani McKnight, 2 Home runs: Haley Outon, 15

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Name Hayley Chamberlain Kendra Cullum Kris Davila Alexis Dunn Jamie Edwards Sydney Gerbracht Summer Groholski Selena Hernandez Kayla Holland Tiffani McKnight Diedre Outon Haley Outon Jordan Rains Julana Shrum Katie St. Pierre

Pos. INF INF INF/C INF INF OF P U INF/OF OF P/OF C INF P/OF OF

Yr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. R-Jr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Fr. So. So.

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Hometown/Previous School Camarillo, Calif./Camarillo Conroe, Texas/Kansas Spring, Texas/Blinn College Round Rock, Texas/Galveston CC Austin, Texas/Austin Bowie San Diego, Calif./Torrey Pines Grapeland, Texas/Grapeland Austin, Texas/Texas State Katy, Texas/Cypress Springs Missouri City, Texas/Blinn College Pflugerville, Texas/Pflugerville Pflugerville, Texas/Pflugerville Cy-Fair, Texas/Cy-Fair Porum, Okla./Glenpool Flower Mound, Texas/Flower Mound

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LOUISVILLE CARDINALS

33-20 OVERALL, 14-7 AMERICAN • NO. 3 SEED

Location ............................................................. Louisville, Ky. Nickname ................................................................. Cardinals Colors.................................................................... Red & Black Enrollment..................................................................... 22,000 Founded.............................................................................1798 Director of Athletics...............................................Tom Jurich Head Coach ..................................................... Sandy Pearsall Associate Head Coach ............................... Carol Bruggeman Assistant Coach .............................................. Courtney Scott Softball Contact .......................................................Lori Korte Website ......................................................www.gocards.com Twitter...............................................................@UofLSoftball

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 7-9 7 vs. at 8 vs. vs. 9 vs. 14-16 at 15 vs. vs. 16 vs. 21

2014 HIGHLIGHTS

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The Cards are led offensively by senior second baseman Katie Keller who is batting .384 with 43 runs and 29 RBIs. Junior Kelsi Jones has belted out a team-best 11 home runs and has produced a team-high 36 RBIs and scored 44 runs on the season. Head coach Sandy Pearsall is in her 15th season at UofL. She started the program in 2000 and is the only head coach in UofL Softball history, guiding the program to a 586-296 record. Louisville is hitting .302 as a team with five players boasting batting averages above .300.

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FAU Kick-Off Classic (Boca Raton, Fla.) Northern Illinois W, 7-1 Florida Atlantic L, 0-3 Ohio State (8 inn.) W, 5-4 Tulsa L, 0-4 St. John’s W, 7-0 Jacksonville Tournament (Jacksonville, Fla.) Jacksonville W, 5-0 Notre Dame L, 3-6 North Carolina L, 2-4 Notre Dame L, 4-11 Northern Kentucky (5 inn.) W, 11-2 Eastern Kentucky L, 0-4 IUPUI (5 inn.) W, 12-1 Central Michigan W, 3-2 Northern Kentucky (6 inn.) W, 8-0 Massachusetts Ohio Ohio State Ohio Illinois State Illinois State Kent State Iowa State 8/7 Michigan Wisconsin Western Kentucky Western Kentucky Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers * DePaul DePaul Houston * Houston * Houston *

W, 6-2 W, 11-4 W, 11-5 (5 inn.) W, 22-4 L, 2-5 W, 7-3 W, 2-1 L, 0-2 (6 inn.) L, 1-9 L, 1-4 W, 3-0 W, 7-4 W, 10-6 L, 6-10 (6 inn.) W, 11-3 (6 inn.) W, 8-0 W, 7-3 L, 5-6 L, 0-4 L, 5-8

12/12 Kentucky USF * USF * USF * Evansville UConn * UConn * UConn * UCF * UCF * UCF * Indiana Temple * Temple * Temple * Kentucky

L, 0-5 W, 5-1 W, 3-0 W, 3-1 (8 inn.) W, 4-3 W, 6-0 (5 inn.) W, 9-1 (5 inn.) W, 9-1 W, 1-0 L, 2-3 L, 1-5 L, 3-8 (5 inn.) W, 14-6 W, 5-0 (6 inn.) W, 11-3 (8 inn.) L, 3-7

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L, 2-3 W, 6-0 W, 6-2 11 a.m.

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SENIOR KATIE KELLER

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Katie Keller, .384 Slugging pct: Kelsi Jones, .603 On base pct: Brittany Duncan, .511 Runs scored: Kelsi Jones, 44 Hits: Katie Keller, 61 Runs batted in: Kelsi Jones, 36 Doubles: Katie Keller, 19 Triples: Katie Keller/Whitney Arion, 2 Home runs: Kelsi Jones, 11 R O S TER No. 00 20 21 13 3 45 11 33 23 22 24 2 5 42 7 72 8 4 12 14 10

Name Paige Alford Whitney Arion Maryssa Becker Caralisa Connell Kristina Dillard Brittany Duncan Taner Fowler Rachel Houck Kelsi Jones Katie Keller Hannah Kiyohara Rachel LeCoq Autumn McDuffie Jordan McNary Morgan Meyer Nicole Pufahl Maggie Ruckenbrod Tiarra Sanabria Brittany Sims Kayla Soles Ally Vaughn

Pos. INF SS P/1B P C/3B/OF 1B C/INF INF OF 2B OF/INF P U OF OF CF/1B C P/1B/OF OF 3B 1B

Yr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. So. Jr. So.

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B/T R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R L/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/L L/L R/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R

Hometown/Previous School Louisville, Ky./Eastern Delphi, Ind./Delphi Medford, Ore./North Medford Murfreesboro, Tenn./Siegel Annapolis, Md./Broadneck Fairborn, Ohio/Valparaiso Morganfield, Ky./Union County Greenfield, Ind./Mt. Vernon Carmel, Ind./Missouri Livermore, Calif./Livermore Auburn, Wash./Thomas Jefferson Gonzales, La./East Ascension Louisville, Ky./Pleasure Ridge Park Madisonville, Ky./Hopkins Co. Central Louisville, Ky./Mercy Moorpark, Calif./Moorpark St. Louis, Mo./Oakville Williamstown, N.J./Williamstown Lexington, Ky./Lafayette New Egypt, N.J./New Egypt Newcastle, Ky./Henry County

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MEMPHIS TIGERS

23-32 OVERALL, 5-15 AMERICAN • NO. 7 SEED

Location .......................................................... Memphis, Tenn. Nickname .......................................................................Tigers Colors....................................................................Blue & Gray Enrollment......................................................................22,139 Founded.............................................................................1912 Director of Athletics............................................. Tom Bowen Head Coach ........................................................ Natalie Poole Assistant Coaches ....................... Andy Lott & Roya St. Clair Softball Contact ............................................ Brandon Kolditz Website .................................................www.gotigersgo.com Twitter.......................................................@MemphisSoftball

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

Memphis has 346 hits as a team, an average of 6.62 per game. In the team’s 23 wins, the Tigers are averaging 8.1 hits per game. The team is 18-6 when out-hitting the opponent. Senior pitcher Ellen Roberts leads the team with a 2.80 ERA and 146 strikeouts in 200.1 innings pitched. Roberts has a program record 41 career wins and 487 strikeouts. Freshman Lindsay Crowdus leads the conference and is tied for first in the country with seven triples this season. Freshman Brittany Vaughn leads the team in doubles (11) and RBI (33).

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 7-9 7 vs. 8 vs. at 9 vs. 14-16 14 vs. vs. 15 vs. at 16 vs. 21-23 21 22 23 28-Mar. 2 28 vs. MARCH 1 vs. vs. 2 vs. 7-8 7 at 8 vs. at 9 vs. 12 13 14

at at at

18 19 22

vs. at at at

23 26 29

at at

APRIL 2 5 6 9 12 13 15 18

at at at

19 23 26

at at at

27 30

Head Coach Natalie Poole

MAY 3 4 8

vs.

Troy Subway Invitational (Troy, Ala.) Middle Tennessee W, 3-2 Kennesaw State (8 inn.) L, 3-4 Troy (5 inn.) L, 0-9 North Florida L, 1-2 Ragin’ Cajuns Invitational (Lafayette, La.) Boston College (11 inn.) W, 5-3 6/4 Michigan L, 0-5 Boston College (5 inn.) W, 9-1 20/20 Louisiana-Lafayette (6 inn.) L, 2-13 Valparaiso W, 7-3 Blues City Classic (Southaven, Miss.) Morehead State W, 14-2 Missouri State W, 3-2 Southeast Missouri W, 6-1 Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic (Gulfport, Miss.) Texas State L, 0-2 Mississippi State Nicholls State 24/25 Louisiana-Lafayette Stetson Classic (DeLand, Fla.) Stetson South Dakota Stetson Bethune-Cookman Jackson State Jackson State Central Arkansas Arkansas-Pine Bluff Arkansas-Pine Bluff Mississippi State Arkansas (Sherwood, Ark.) UCF * UCF * UCF * Lipscomb UConn * UConn *

(5 inn.) L, 0-8 L, 1-2 L, 7-9 W, 4-0 W, 6-5 (6 inn.) W, 8-0 (6 inn.) L, 1-9 W, 8-3; (5 inn.) W, 10-2 L, 1-2 L, 0-4 L, 0-1 L, 0-1 L, 1-7 (8 inn.) L, 1-3 L, 1-4 (6 inn.) L, 6-9

Austin Peay Austin Peay Temple * Temple * Temple * UT Martin Houston * Houston * Houston * Mississippi Valley State Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers * Alcorn State Alcorn State USF * USF * USF * Murray State

(6 inn.) W, 9-1 W, 8-5 L, 0-1 W, 6-4 W, 1-0 L, 0-2 (11 inn.) L, 5-12 L, 0-9 W, 6-5 W, 4-0 (8 inn.) L, 1-3 (5 inn.) L, 2-14 W, 4-3 (5 inn.) W, 9-0 (6 inn.) W, 9-0 L, 1-2 (5 inn.) L, 0-12 (5 inn.) L, 0-10 L, 3-4

Louisville * Louisville * Louisville * USF +

L, 2-3 W, 8-2 L, 2-3

W, 3-2 L, 0-6 L, 2-6 1:30 p.m.

Dates and times (Eastern) are subject to change + American Athletic Conference Championship, Houston, Texas

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JUNIOR JORDAN RICHWOOD

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Lindsay Crowdus .358 Slugging pct: Lindsay Crowdus, .479 On base pct: Lindsay Crowdus, .412 Runs scored: Brittany Vaughn, 28 Hits: Lindsay Crowdus, 59 Runs batted in: Brittany Vaughn, 33 Doubles: Brittany Vaughn, 11 Triples: Lindsay Crowdus, 7 Home runs: Kelly Braman, 5 R O S TER No. 23 8 3 2 18 1 7 17 6 4 34 21 10 5 11 9 24 12 13 22 44

Name Kelly Braman Lindsay Crowdus Ashley Ford Georganna Goodwin Libby Goranson Ijiah Hargrove Hannah Harrell Wheeler Hill Calli Irvin Lindsie Knowles Amber Lindahl Cierra Mangum Christian Novak Breslin Perry Jordan Richwood Ellen Roberts Harleigh Ross Sami Jo Schulz Jaye Smith Anna Thomas Brittany Vaughn

Pos. INF OF C C/INF 1B OF OF OF P OF C INF P OF P P C INF INF INF INF

Yr. Sr. Fr. R-Jr. So. Sr. Sr. So. Jr. Fr. So. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr.

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B/T R/R L/R R/R R/R L/L L/R L/R L/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R R/R R/R

Hometown/Previous School Charlotte, N.C./Western Carolina Houma, La./Houma Christian Dickson County, Tenn./Dickson County Lone Oak, Texas/Lone Oak Southaven, Miss./DeSoto Central Gulfport, Miss./Harrison Central Ashland, Miss./Arlington (Tenn.) Mansfield, Texas/McNeese State Plano, Texas/Plano Senior Celina, Texas/Celina Lake Worth, Fla./Park Vista Community Las Cruces, N.M./Onate Nevada, Mo./Nevada Austell, Ga./South Cobb San Mateo, Calif./Hillsdale Westleigh, NSW, Australia/Loreto Normanhurst Naples, Fla./Barron Collier Munford, Tenn./Munford Lexington, Tenn./Lexington Bentonville, Ark./Bentonville Bowling Green, Ky./Bowling Green

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RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS

27-18 OVERALL, 9-9 AMERICAN • NO. 5 SEED

Location ......................................................... Piscataway, N.J. Nickname ........................................................Scarlet Knights Color ..............................................................................Scarlet Enrollment...................................................................... 37,364 Founded.............................................................................1766 Director of Athletics.........................................Julie Hermann Head Coach ............................................................Jay Nelson Assistant Coaches ...............Misty Beaver & Lindsey Curran Softball Contact ......................................Anthony Hernandez Website ............................................www.scarletknights.com Twitter..................................................................@RUSoftball

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

The Scarlet Knights are seeking their first postseason victory since defeating Notre Dame, 1-0, in their second game of the 1998 BIG EAST Tournament.

Rutgers’ 27-18 record and .600 winning percentage rank among the best marks in recent school history. The 2014 team’s winning percentage is the highest since the 1995 team went 30-17 (.638).

Juniors Chandler Howard and Jackie Bates have paced the Scarlet Knights offense this season. Howard (.391 and Bates (.383) are the top two hitters on RU and are second and fifth, respectively, in the American.

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 14-16 14 vs. vs. 15 vs. at 16 vs. 21-23 21 vs. 21 vs. 22 vs. 22 vs. 23 vs. MARCH Mar. 2 2 vs. at 14-18 14 vs. vs. 15 vs. vs. 16 vs. vs. 22 at at 23 at 27 APRIL 1 3 5 6 9 10 12 13 18

at at at at at at at at at at

W, 12-5 (11 inn.) W,1-0 W, 3-0 L, 0-4 (6 inn.) L, 0-8 W, 4-1 W, 6-5 L, 5-3 W, 2-0 (5 inn.) L, 6-14 L, 3-5 (8 inn.) W, 3-1 (5 inn.) W, 14-2 L, 3-4 W, 13-3 W, 5-0 W, 4-3 (8 inn.) W, 7-3

at at at at at

Long Island Houston * Houston * Houston * Houston +

W, 3-0 (10 inn.) W, 1-0 L, 2-7 L, 2-4 7:30 p.m.

27

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CSUN Tournament (Northridge, Calif.) Portland State L, 0-2 Cal State Northridge L, 5-7 USF Spring Break Tournament (Clearwater, Fla.) Penn State W, 4-3 Saint Joseph’s (5 inn.) W, 10-2 Buffalo W, 4-1 Central Connecticut (8 inn.) W, 6-5 Quinnipiac W, 8-2 UMass W, 10-4 Louisville * L, 6-10 Louisville * W, 10-6 Louisville * (6 inn.) L, 3-11 Hofstra (5 inn.) L, 1-13 Hofstra W, 3-1 Seton Hall Villanova Villanova UCF * UCF * UCF * Seton Hall Princeton Temple * Temple * Temple * Memphis * Memphis * Memphis * St. John’s UConn * UConn * UConn *

19 23 26

MAY 1 3

UTSA Classic (San Antonio, Texas) Colorado State L, 2-4 Wichita State (5 inn.) W, 9-1 Oklahoma State L, 1-8 UTSA W, 5-0 Colorado State W, 10-6 NFCA Lead-Off Classic (Clearwater, Fla.) James Madison L, 2-5 Charleston (6 inn.) W, 11-3 DePaul L, 6-10 Massachusetts W, 3-0 20/22 Louisiana-Lafayette L, 3-4

Dates and times (Eastern) are subject to change + American Athletic Conference Championship, Houston, Texas

Head Coach Jay N Nelson H dC hJ l

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JUNIOR ALYSSA LANDRITH

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Chandler Howard, .391 Slugging pct: Jackie Bates, .667 On base pct: Jackie Bates, .470 Runs scored: Loren Williams, 35 Hits: Chandler Howard, 61 Runs batted in: Jackie Bates, 38 Doubles: Jackie Bates, 16 Triples: Carly Todd/Chandler Howard/Loren Williams 1 Home runs: Chandler Howard, 9 R O S TER No. 27 14 10 23 20 11 34 6 3 8 21 9 29 15 16 12 35 13 77 19

Name Liz Adams Jackie Bates Bridget Carr Danielle Demarco Alexis Durando Meagan Esteban Dana Hendry Chandler Howard Stephanie Huang Alyssa Landrith Aubrie Levine Dresden Maddox Ashlynn Martinez Gabrielle Romanowski Melanie Slowinski Shayla Sweeney Carly Todd Jordan Whitley Loren Williams Emma Woo

Pos. C/OF OF 1B 3B/U 1B INF C/OF OF INF/U P/U P P INF C/3B INF P INF/U INF OF C

Yr. So. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. So. Fr. Jr. So. Jr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. So. Sr. Sr.

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B/T R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R L/L L/R L/L R/R R/R R/L R/R R/R R/R R/L L/R R/R R/R

Hometown/Previous School Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake Lincroft, N.J./Middletown HS South Pequannock, N.J./Pequannock Brookfield, Conn./Brookfield Oakland, N.J./Immaculate Heart Academy Brea, Calif./UC Riverside Yorba Linda, Calif./Yorba Linda North Wilmington, Del./Concord Paramus, N.J./Paramus Vacaville, Calif./Vacaville Yorba Linda, Calif./Yorba Linda Kennesaw, Ga./Harrison Corona, Calif./Santiago Freehold, N.J./Freehold Borough Severn, Md./Glen Burnie Barrington, N.J./Haddon Heights Deptford, N.J./Gloucester Catholic Clayton, Del./Smyrna Los Angeles, Calif./Crenshaw Santa Monica, Calif./Tennessee Tech

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USF BULLS

40-14 OVERALL, 13-5 AMERICAN • NO. 2 SEED

Location ................................................................. Tampa, Fla. Nickname ......................................................................... Bulls Color .................................................................. Green & Gold Enrollment......................................................................45,074 Founded.............................................................................1956 Director of Athletics.............................................Mark Harlan Head Coach ...........................................................Ken Eriksen Assistant Coaches ...............Monica Triner & Carmela Liwag Softball Contact ................................................. Sean Barows Website ................................................. www.gousfbulls.com Twitter................................................................@USFSoftball

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

USF enters the conference tournament on a nine-game conference winning streak after sweeping its last three series against Houston, Memphis and Temple. The Bulls’ pitching staff leads the country with 464 strikeouts.

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 6 8 14 15 16 21-23 21 22 23 28 MARCH 1 2

USF has eight players batting .300 or better and nine with double-digit RBIs.

4

Erica Nunn set USF’s single-game strikeout record with 18 in USF’s regular-season finale at Temple (May 4).

9

Sara Nevins is one of only five active pitchers with 1,000 plus career strikeouts with 1,068. She posted her 1,000th against UCF on April 12.

vs. vs. vs. vs. vs.

7

11 12 14-16 14

vs. vs. vs.

16 19 22 23 APRIL 5 6 12 13 18 19 23 26

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27 MAY 3

Head Coach Ken E Eriksen H dC hK ik

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at at at at vs.

4/3 Florida L, 3-10 Bethune-Cookman (5 inn.) W, 9-0 5/4 Michigan L, 2-3 Wright State W, 8-6 Binghamton L, 0-1 Pittsburgh W, 5-1 1/2 Tennessee L, 2-3 Illinois W, 2-1 NFCA Lead-Off Classic (Clearwater, Fla.) Illinois State W, 5-0 Hofstra L, 1-7 James Madison W, 3-0 20/22 Louisiana-Lafayette W, 8-5 College of Charleston W, 6-2 15/14 Stanford W, 3-2 Central Arkansas (5 inn.) W, 10-1 St. Bonaventure (6 inn.) W, 8-0 Loyola Marymount (5 inn.) W, 10-0 Villanova (6 inn.) W, 8-0 Maine W, 8-2 Maine (5 inn.) W, 8-0 Western Michigan W, 7-0 Northwestern L, 2-7 Kansas L, 3-9 Utah W, 7-4 Saint Joseph’s W, 5-0 Central Michigan (5 inn.) W, 9-1 Yale W, 2-0 Providence W, 2-1 Penn W, 1-0 USF Spring Break Tournament (Clearwater, Fla.) 12/12 Baylor L, 0-3 Massachusetts W, 3-0 Wagner W, 6-1 Marist (6 inn.) W, 8-0 Central Connecticut State W, 3-2 UConn * W, 6-2 UConn * W, 7-6 UConn * (5 inn.) W, 8-0 Louisville * Louisville * Louisville * UCF * UCF * UCF * Houston * Houston * Houston * 3/5 Florida Memphis * Memphis * Memphis *

L, 1-5 L, 0-3 L, 1-3 W, 4-0 L, 1-3 L, 1-2 W, 6-5 W, 4-2 W, 5-2 (5 inn.) L, 1-17 W, 2-1 (5 inn.) W, 12-0 (5 inn.) W, 10-0

Temple * Temple * Temple * Temple Memphis +

(5 inn.) W, 8-0 W, 3-1 W, 12-0 W, 7-1 1:30 p.m.

Dates and times (Eastern) are subject to change + American Athletic Conference Championship, Houston, Texas

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SENIOR KOURTNEY SALVAROLA

STATISTICAL LEADERS • • • • • • • • •

Batting avg: Ashli Goff, .385 Slugging pct: Kourtney Salvarola, .717 On base pct: Kourtney Salvarola, .452 Runs scored: Kourtney Salvarola, 42 Hits: Ashli Goff, 57 Runs batted in: Stephanie Medina, 36 Doubles: Juli Weber, 8 Triples: Stephanie Medina, 5 Home runs: Kourtney Salvarola, 14 R O S TER No. 7 5 34 2 1 3 25 31 17 23 8 00 20 21 16 12 13 19 6 9 4 15 11

Name Karla Claudio D’Anna Devine Veronica Gajownik Ashli Goff Courtney Goff Sam Greiner Meagan Leddy Nicolette Levine Morgan Litchfield Stephanie Medina Kassandra Moeller Sara Nevins Erica Nunn Allie Patierno Kourtney Salvarola Kaitlyn Santo Monica Santos Lee Ann Spivey Dani Wayt Juli Weber Ta’coia Williams Kristen Wyckoff Susan Wysocki

Pos. P/INF OF/INF INF OF OF P/U OF/INF 3B C/1B 1B 3B/C P P/OF OF SS C IF C/OF IF OF OF IF P

Yr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. So. Jr. Sr. Sr. So. So. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr.

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B/T R/R L/R R/R L/R L/R R/R L/L R/R R/R L/L L/R L/L L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R L/R R/R

Hometown/Previous School San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico/Colegio Adianez Morrisville, Pa./Pennsbury Winter Park, Fla./Paul J. Hagerty Tampa, Fla./Sickles Tampa, Fla./Sickles Sparta, N.J./Sparta Jacksonville, Fla./Stanton College Prep Lithia, Fla./Florida State Tampa, Fla./Gaither Tampa, Fla./Chamberlain Fredericksburg, Va./Courtland Pinellas Park, Fla./Pinellas Park Apex, N.C./Apex Montville, N.J./Montville Arnold, Md./Broadneck Palm Harbor, Fla./Indian River/Palm Harbor Tampa, Fla./Wharton Palm Coast, Fla./Palm Coast Oviedo, Fla./Oviedo Hegins, Pa./Tri-Valley West Palm Beach, Fla./Palm Beach Gardens Brandon, Fla./Plant City Cherry Hill, N.J./Camden Catholic

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TEMPLE OWLS

15-29 OVERALL, 5-13 AMERICAN • NO. 6 SEED

Location ........................................................ Philadelphia, Pa. Nickname .........................................................................Owls Color ................................................................Cherry & White Enrollment..................................................................... 39,000 Founded.............................................................................1884 Director of Athletics..........................................Kevin G. Clark Head Coach ..........................................................Joe DiPietro Assistant Coaches ..... Chelsea Butler, Kayla Cook & Brianne Brown Softball Contact ................................................Kelli Sheesley Website .................................................. www.owlsports.com Twitter.........................................................@Temple_Softball

2014 HIGHLIGHTS •

Senior Sarah Prezioso has led the squad for most of the season, hitting .360 (49-for-136) and topping the team in nearly every other offensive category.

Sophomore ace Kelsey Dominik has an 9-11 record with a 3.25 ERA, the ninth-best in the league.

Stephanie Pasquale ranks 13th among NCAA Division I active leaders in doubles (45) and 31st in RBI (152), despite missing all but 12 games this season.

The Owls are 10-6 when scoring first in games this season. They are 11-1 when they hold a lead after the fourth inning.

SCHEDULE/RESULTS FEBRUARY 21-23 21 vs. 21 vs. 22 vs. 22 at 23 vs. 28-Mar. 2 28 vs. 28 vs.

TSU Tiger Classic (Nashville, Tenn.) Dayton L, 2-3 Western Michigan (5 inn.) W, 11-3 Western Michigan W, 8-4 Tennessee State L, 5-7 Indiana State L, 0-6 USF Under Armour Invitational (Clearwater, Fla.) Florida Atlantic L, 0-1 Kennesaw State (9 inn.) L, 4-5

MARCH 1 vs. vs. 2 vs. 4-8 4 vs. vs. 5 vs. vs. 7 vs. vs. 8 vs. vs. 22 at at 23 at

Loyola Marymount L, 1-2 Central Arkansas (6 inn.) L, 3-11 Mount St. Mary’s L, 0-1 Rebel Spring Games (Winter Haven, Fla.) Saint Francis (Pa.) W, 7-4 Niagara W, 7-4 Sacred Heart W, 4-0 Niagara L, 0-4 Sacred Heart (8 inn.) L, 2-3 Manhattan (5 inn.) W, 13-3 Akron (6 inn.) L, 0-8 Saint Peter’s W, 6-5 Houston * (5 inn.) L, 0-8 Houston * (5 inn.) L, 0-8 Houston * L, 6-7

APRIL 1 2 5 6 9

at at at at at at at at

at at at at at at at at

Lafayette Lafayette Penn Memphis * Memphis * Memphis * Towson Towson Rutgers * Rutgers * Rutgers * UConn * UConn * UConn * Stony Brook Stony Brook Louisville * Louisville * Louisville *

W, 4-0 W, 10-1 (8 inn.) L, 3-4 W, 1-0 L, 4-6 L, 0-1 L, 0-7 (8 inn.) W, 6-5 L, 0-2 W, 14-6 W, 5-3 (10 inn.) L, 4-5 W, 4-2 (8 inn.) W, 3-2 (6 inn.) L, 0-8 L, 1-2 (5 inn.) L, 6-14 L, 0-5 (6 inn.) L, 3-11

vs.

USF * USF * USF * USF * Louisville +

(5 inn.) L, 0-8 L, 1-3 L, 0-12 L, 1-7 11 a.m.

12 13 18 19 23 26 27 MAY 3 4 8

Dates and times (Eastern) are subject to change + American Athletic Conference Championship, Houston, Texas

H dC hJ iPii t iP Head Coach Joe D DiPietro

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